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Friday, April 17, 2009 - New Listing - E3182162

Just added this listing:"Just minutes west of Stony Plain you will find this 1300 sq ft mobile home situated on 1 acre. Three bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, vaulted ceiling, skylight, walk-in closet. This home also features insulation upgrade (approx R-40) to exterior walls, new sidings, new front and rear decks, double detached garage, appliances included. All this backing a farmer's field with lakes nearby. Some TLC needed to make this a great home in a great location."
posted in Listings at Fri, 17 Apr 2009 06:00:00 -0600

Wednesday, February 25, 2009 - New Listing - E3176138

Just added this listing:"Spruce Ridge beauty. Offered for sale is this 1450 sq ft, 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom, two storey. This open concept home was built in 2006. It features hardwood and ceramic tile floors, central air conditioning, air filtration, main floor laundry, gas fireplace. Basement is almost finished, drywall, taping, painting, and floors are in, just add T-bar, doors and trim and basement is finished. Double attached insulated drywalled and painted garage. Fully landscaped, fenced ... Full Article...
posted in Listings at Wed, 25 Feb 2009 05:00:00 -0700

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 -

Alberta REALTORS® OpposeLand Transfer TaxesConcern: Land Transfer Tax = Home Buyers? TaxLand transfer tax, or more appropriately called Home Buyers? Tax, is a tax that would be paid by the buyer when property is sold. This tax has been discussed in several Alberta municipalities and was recently mentioned in a Calgary Herald article that spoke of additional sources of revenue the City of Calgary was considering to fund affordable housing, one of which was a land transfer tax. BackgroundHome ... Full Article...
posted in General at Tue, 24 Feb 2009 12:14:27 -0700

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 -

I forecast Slow and Steady for 2009 Housing SalesI am confident that, despite the global economic uncertainty, Edmonton and area can expect a reasonably good year ahead.Buyer reluctance will continue through the first part of the year. But confidence will return in the latter part of the year and sales will pick up. I predict that total residential sales through the Multiple Listing Service® will be down slightly when compared to 2008 figures. Sales in 2008 totalled 17,317 and REALTORS® expect ... Full Article...
posted in General at Tue, 20 Jan 2009 11:32:12 -0700

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 - New Listing - E3171812

Just added this listing:"Wow, where do I start. Now offered for sale is this 1155 sq ft 3 plus 1 bedroom bungalow in Grove Meadows. This home is a must see. It boasts new siding, soffit, fascia and eaves, new paint, new doors, new molding, new flooring, new electrical fixtures, new furnace, new over sized hot water tank, new deck, new fence, the list is endless. This home is spotless, cozy, west planned and ready for your family to move in. And to top it off, it sits on a beautifully landscaped ... Full Article...
posted in Listings at Wed, 14 Jan 2009 05:00:00 -0700

Monday, January 12, 2009 - New Listing - E3171626

Just added this listing:"Located in prestigious Atim Creek Springs is this new 3228 sq ft luxurious 2 storey nestled on 1.22 private acres. This 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom home is constructed using materials and features that can only be described as exceptional. This home features engineered walnut hardwood and slate flooring throughout. Cherry wood cabinets, cupboards, and wall units are abundant and are topped with granite and slate. Stairway is open web cherry wood with glass rails. Juliet ...
posted in Listings at Mon, 12 Jan 2009 05:00:00 -0700

Tuesday, January 6, 2009 -

As we move into 2009 and despite what others are saying, please as Albertans chant the following:? We have to work on the positive. The fact is that the best market remains between your own ears. We CAN be contrarian, we do NOT have to watch the ongoing barrage of bad news nor listen to people that have been wrong all year anyhow. It is a fact that stock markets historically returned within 2 years after collapses, it is a fact that your cash flow property still does - well - cash flow. Facts: ... Full Article...
posted in General at Tue, 06 Jan 2009 12:56:03 -0700

Wednesday, December 3, 2008 -

What's expected for 2009.Sliding consumer confidence levels, augmented bystock market volatility and diminished oil and gasrevenues, seriously hampered Edmonton and area's residentialreal estate market in the final quarter of 2008.The market softened considerably in October,after a reported 65 per cent increase in sales activityand a decline in the number of homes listed for salein September. Buyers moved to take advantage ofthe glut of product on the market, making lowballoffers that were ...
posted in News at Wed, 03 Dec 2008 13:56:45 -0700

Friday, November 28, 2008 - New Listing - E3168863

Just added this listing:"Exceptional value 1440 sq ft two year old 2 storey in Spruce Village. This beautiful 3 bedroom home is close to schools, shopping, golf course. Rich oak cabinets compliment the island kitchen. Master bedroom has walk in closet and his and her sinks in the master bath/ensuite. Full basement awaits your development. Fully fenced and landscaped with large deck, shed, dog run and fire pit. Enjoy your morning coffee on the covered front deck. Paved back lane and plenty of ... Full Article...
posted in Listings at Fri, 28 Nov 2008 05:00:00 -0700

Friday, November 7, 2008 -

FYI Despite global economic unrest and uncertainty in other North American housing markets, Edmonton and area seems to be maintaining an even keel according to figures released by the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton. October residential resale figures were lower than last October but within the normal range for this time of year. Overall prices were down but single family residences gained slightly in price.Sales typically slow in the fourth quarter and this year is no exception. Stronger ... Full Article...
posted in General at Fri, 07 Nov 2008 13:06:22 -0700

Saturday, October 4, 2008 -

FYIWe in the real estate industry have been kept busy with strong sales of homes through the Multiple Listing Service® in the past three months. September residential sales were up 65.9% from the same month in 2007 and built on year-over-year sales increases in July and August.Edmonton and area, may be the only housing market in western Canada that has increased sales in the third quarter. After peaking at record sales numbers in early 2007 the market slowed through the first half of this year. ... Full Article...
posted in General at Sat, 04 Oct 2008 12:09:54 -0600

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 -

U.S Bailout ???Has anyone really explained the U.S. government bailout to you? Me neither! Let me see if I have this right. Let's say the $700 billion does not represent homes. It represents the bad home loans that have been securitized into paper instruments that are supposed to (look) like a good investment note. The problem is, the cat is now out of the bag, and everyone knows they are not a good investment; in fact they are at risk. Now enters the government with a rescue plan.Here is an ... Full Article...
posted in General at Wed, 01 Oct 2008 10:01:59 -0600

Thursday, September 18, 2008 -

August residential sales up 18.6% over last year. In August, homebuyers are distracted by warm weather, vacations and back-to-school preparations. Never-the-less, the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton reports that residential sales were up 18.6% in August as compared to August 2007. New listings were down for the month compared to last year resulting in a net drop of 889 properties available on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) dropping below the 10,000 mark for the first time since March. ... Full Article...
posted in General at Thu, 18 Sep 2008 18:16:30 -0600

Sunday, September 14, 2008 - New Law

New law requires real estate agents to verify ID of buyers andsellers and track depositsOttawa ?  New federal laws and regulations dealing with money laundering and anti-terrorist financing that went into effect June 23rd 2008, will require real estate agents and brokers to collect and verify more personal information from buyers and sellers. Real estate agents must also now track the source of funds received during the course of a real estate transaction, such as the deposit.These new ...
posted in News at Sun, 14 Sep 2008 14:43:44 -0600

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 - The New Website!

Today marks the first day of the new website. The new site offers a wealth of fresh industry information that's constantly being updated. Have a great time checking it out!
posted in General at Wed, 30 Jul 2008 13:27:18 -0600

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